Entertainment

Quarto Profilo: Resilience, Determination and Adaptability Personified

February 2020 |
Irish literary legend Oscar Wilde once asserted that “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery that mediocrity can pay to greatness.” Unknown and aspiring musicians usually resign themselves to this approach launching their careers as “cover”...

Pina Di Rosa: One Woman’s Magical, Musical Journey Across the Sea of Life

January 2020 |
The phrase “you play the hand you’ve been dealt” is a fancy way of saying “use the resources you have at your disposal and operate realistically within the limits of your circumstances.” The story of Neapolitan native and current Portland, OR...

Feast of the Seven Fishes

November 2019 |
“Feast Of The Seven Fishes” is set to be released by Shout Studios on Nov. 15 in select theaters. The comedy-drama was written and directed by Robert Tinnell and based on his graphic novel and Italian cookbook of the same name.  Just days...

Benvenuta, Giuliana!

November 2019 |
In November 2008, a teddy bear named Giovanni left California, safe and snug in his little box, and traveled all the way to New York. He was the first. And with his journey, the Italian Children’s Market was born. Isabella Centofanti, creator of...

From the Italian American Press: The Seven Golden Apples

September 2019 |
The Kingdom of Pumaria with its rich, fertile land is located between a treacherous mountain range and the large Mediterranean Sea. It’s an ideal location for the apple trees that grow there, some reaching 30 feet high, and all bearing bright...

MUST READ: Andrea Camilleri

September 2019 |
Andrea Camilleri, grande scrittore siciliano ed  autore della fortunata serie di romanzi sul commissario Montalbano, si è spento lo scorso luglio all’età di 93 anni. Dai romanzi al teatro fino alle prese di posizione sulla politica, con la sua...

Alone in America

June 2019 |
Once upon a time in a small Italian village, a rambunctious boy dreamed of making something of himself, despite his bullying uncles who are pressuring Mama to send the boy away. However, a mother’s heart never surrenders. Shortly after his...

The Tarantella

May 2019 |
At the typical Italian American wedding reception, party-goers dance in a circle around the newlyweds to a fast and upbeat tempo joyously welcoming the couple into their new life. This is the traditional southern Italian folk dance called the...

MUST READ: The Milan Thriller Series by Jack Erickson

March 2019 |
“I love mysteries. I love reading them. I love writing them.” Author Jack Erickson recently spent some time with La Gazzetta Italiana, albeit virtually as he’s currently traveling Australia and Asia, giving us some insight into his life and...
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